A film about the construction of the BAM, about the tragedy of Chernobyl, about the era of Khrushchev and Brezhnev's rule. The film was shot with the participation of Zap. Berlin, USA, Japan 1-5h. Construction of the BAM. Expeditions to Ukhta in 1929, the White Sea-Baltic Canal. The role of Khrushchev in exposing the cult of Stalin, the development of virgin lands. Khrushchev's political, foreign ties (among those present - A.I. Mikoyan, G.M. Malenkov, V.M. Molotov). Events in Hungary in 1956 Powers' plane was shot down. Construction of the Berlin Wall. Khrushchev's relationship with creative professionals, incl. visiting an exhibition of Moscow artists (among them - E. Neizvestny). The funeral of Khrushchev. 6-9 h. Interview with Shemyakin. Events in Prague in 1968 Events in Afghanistan. The Chernobyl accident. Persecution of creative people. The grave of the Russian pistol V.P. Nekrasov at the Sainte-Genevieve des Bois cemetery near Paris.